On Saturday, October 3rd, the On The Water(OTW) program is partnering with the City of Charlotte and the Eaton Conservation District for the 17th annual Charlotte Conservation Day! This year’s event will be a great opportunity for folks to get outside to volunteer and learn about a variety of conservation issues in the City of…

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Starting Monday, June 1, MUCC will be posting photos of Michigan flora and identification hints on their Instagram page to test their followers’ knowledge of Michigan plants. Every weekday for two weeks, photos of new plants will be posted alongside hints of what they may be. Followers are encouraged to put their answers or guesses…

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We here at MUCC are dedicated to doing our best to continue to do our work for conservation as we adapt to the changes around the nation. In an attempt to continue to provide science-based education to our schools and homes around the state, we have made a change to the distribution of TRACKS Magazine.…

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The month of March has finally come to an end, and now we Michiganders are faced with what looks to be a long April ahead as the global coronavirus pandemic continues. With this in mind, many folks are looking for ways to connect with nature responsibly.  Several conservation organizations are producing excellent resources for folks…

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At the end of February, on the 29th to be exact, the 25th annual Quiet Adventures Symposium will take place at the MSU Pavilion. The Quiet Adventures Symposium, formerly the Quiet Water Symposium is an outdoor show that brings together paddlers, hikers, cyclists, anglers and several other groups of outdoor enthusiasts.  This event helps kick…

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One of the many things that attracted me to the Huron Pines AmeriCorps(HPA) program was the ability for members to expand in areas they wish to improve upon through participating in several training workshops/events/projects across the state. Each member gets to choose two (or more) training events in which they wish to participate in. Essentially,…

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Hello, my name is Autumn Christenson and I am the new Huron Pines AmeriCorps member, serving with MUCC for the next 10 months as their Engagement Specialist. This blog aims to tell you a little bit about my background and my Huron Pines AmeriCorps service here at MUCC. Although born in Indiana, I moved up…

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While some teachers spend the summer relaxing and recharging from the school year, other teachers are driven to learn more.  The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has created a program for teachers who want to keep learning over the summer. The Academy of Natural Resources is a weeklong experience targeted towards teachers to help them…

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This weekend you will find MUCC staff all over the state. We have an OTG tree-planting project in Grayling, Gourmet Gone Wild will be in Gaylord for the DNR 100 years of Elk celebration, our Cooperatives staff person will be working on getting a Co-Op started and I will be doing youth outreach. You can…

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With about six weeks before summer camp season starts Tyler is keeping busy. This month on top of opening up the facility and working on updating some curriculum our big focus is on recruiting. We are recruiting with a two-pronged approach, as we are recruiting to hire our last few staff members for the season…

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